Day 1 (Shiraz)
Arrive at Shiraz Shahid Dastgheib International Airport, meet and greet by Derak representative. Transfer to hotel and rest.
Day 2 (Shiraz- Bishapour-Tang-e Chogan)
In the morning, drive towards the historic town of Bishapour (140 km) which is well-known for the excavated Palace of Shapour- the Great King of Sassanid Empire- and Anahita Temple. Continue to the impressive archaeological site of Tang-e Chogan. Then meet friendly Qashqai nomads who live in black tents in Bishapour and stay with them over night. O/N Bishapour
Day 3 (Bishapour-Shiraz)
During the day, experience nomads’ lovely simple life. In the morning, get up by the voice of shepherds and having organic breakfast and lunch. In the afternoon, return back to Shiraz and visit Sa'adi Mausoleum, the great Iranian poet from 13th-century. Continue to Zand Complex (bathhouse, mosque and bazaar) and Saray-e Moshir. Then, have pleasant walking to reach Karimkhan Citadel which was the seat of Zand dynasty. O/N Shiraz
Day 4 (Shiraz- Persepolis- Necropolis- Pasargad-Yazd)
After breakfast, drive towards the UNESCO City of Yazd (490 km). En route in Marvdasht County (52 km), visit Persepolis (UNESCO Site)-the homeland of Persians during Achaemenid Empire. Continue to Necropolis (Naqsh-e Rostam) which is a burial place of four Achaemenid sovereigns, located in 10 km of Persepolis. Then, go to Sa'adat Shahr County (73 km) and visit Pasargad and Cyrus Tomb (UNESCO Site). In Yazd, visit Saheb al-Zaman Zurkhaneh (The House of Strength) in an ancient water reservoir. O/N Yazd
Day 5 (Yazd)
In the morning, visit the Silence Tower (Dakhme) where Zoroastrians left the dead bodies. Continue to the Zoroastrian Fire Temple where the sacred flame has been burning for almost 1500 years. Later have pleasant walking in an ancient area of the city and visit Amir Chakhmaq Square and Saheb al-Zaman Zurkhaneh (The House of Strength) in an ancient water reservoir. Then visit Water Museum and Ziyaeiyeh School known as Alexander Prison. In the evening, visit the tallest Wind Towers of the world in Dowlat Abad Garden (UNESCO Site). O/N Yazd
Day 6 (Yazd-Meybod-Naein-Isfahan)
After breakfast, drive towards Isfahan (321 km). En route, visit Narin Castle, Yakhchal (traditional Icehouse) and Shah Abbasi Caravanserai which was built in order to promote trade and business in Safavid era. Continue to Naein County (120 km) and visit Jame Mosque. In Isfahan, have pleasant walking to reach Vank Cathedral. Continue walking across Zayande Roud (River) and visit the historical and famous bridges of Isfahan, Sio-Se Pol (33 bridges) and Khaju. O/N Yazd
Day 7 (Isfahan)
After breakfast, go to the UNESCO square of Naqsh-e Jahan (Meidan-e Imam), the world's second largest square. The square is surrounded by Imam and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosques which are two masterpieces of Safavid architecture, Ali Qapu Palace and Qeysarieh Bazaar which consists of the plenty of workshops such as inlaid work engravings, woodwork, filigree work, Persian carpets and miniatures. In the evening, visit Chehel Sotun (40 Pillars) Palace-a pavilion in the middle of a beautiful garden. O/N Isfahan
Day 8 (Isfahan-End of the Tour)
Hotel checkout and transfer to Shahid Beheshti International Airport for departure flight.
ü7 night accommodation
üAir conditioned transport
üProfessional guide and driver
üIran medical Insurance
üAll cost of the guide and driver (insurance, food, accommodation, fuel, parking charge, toll, etc.)
Nomad tour is suitable for all around of the year but this tour in this route is available in autumn (September and October) and spring (March and April).
*** This tour can be extended to other cities of Iran according to your request.